- The definition of a hill is a small mound, pile or rounded part of earth.
An example of a hill is a location for sledding.
- Hill is defined as to form or cover with a small mound or pile.
An example of hill is to form a tiny mountain of sand.
Rolling hills in Tuscany
hill definition by Webster's New World
- a natural raised part of the earth's surface, often rounded and smaller than a mountain
- a small pile, heap, or mound: an anthill
- a small mound of soil heaped over or around plants and tubers: a hill of potatoes
- the plant or plants rooted in such a mound
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English hyll, akin to Middle Dutch hille ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kel-, to project, rise high from source Classical Latin collis, hill, Classical Greek kolophōn, peak
- to shape into or like a hill
- to cover with a hill (sense )
- hiller noun
hill definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain.
- A small heap, pile, or mound.
- a. A mound of earth piled around and over a plant.b. A plant thus covered.
- An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
- Hilla. Capitol Hill. Often used with the.b. The U.S. Congress. Often used with the.
- To form into a hill, pile, or heap.
- To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
Origin: Middle English hil, from Old English hyll; see kel-2 in Indo-European roots.
- hillˈer noun
, Ambrose Powell 1825-1865.
, James J(erome) 1838-1916.
hill - Medical Definition
, Archibald Vivian 1886-1977.
hill - Phrases/Idioms
over the hillInformal
- absent without permission; AWOL
- in one's decline
over the hill